Tile, Stone Appreciation Days to be Featured During Coverings 2015

Coverings, the largest tile and stone exhibition in North America, has announced the return of its “Appreciation Days,” which will feature tailored programming for specific attendee segments, including architects, designers, fabricators, contractors, builders and remodelers. Comprised of guided tours of the show floor and focused education sessions, the Appreciation Days will provide participants with opportunities to further their knowledge alongside […]

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AKDO’s New Etro Tile Collection Offers Luxurious Textures, Details

AKDO's Etro porcelain tile collection shown here in Metal Brown.

New from AKDO is the Etro Porcelain tile collection. Available in 10 colors, Etro offers luxurious textures and details – perfect for any flooring, wall or backsplash design. With its subtle metallic nuances, this new collection’s palette “reflects recent interior design trends by combining saturated matte pastels,” the company notes. Offered in three formats and a hexagon mix.

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Harvard’s Graduate School experiments with large, thin format tile

Harvard University ceramics project to be featured at CEVISAMA 2015

Tile of Spain — The Material Processes and Systems (MaPS) group at Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) has been experimenting with ceramics. Protoceramics is an ongoing project geared toward producing novel material formations with a special interest in tectonic performance. The project, led by professor of architectural technology program director of the Doctor of Design program Martin Bechthold, […]

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Ann Sacks Reveals New Tile Collections

Lux by Ann Sacks

Ann Sacks has unveiled several new tile collections that take inspiration from global looks and designs. There’s the big Reveal, a large-format glass, with additional designs: Geode by Andy Fleishman; Brisé by Ogassian; Lux, a blend of travertine and metallics; Beau Monde with the new Della Mano finish; Olive’s leathered, monochromatic look; and La Palma, from Spain. Check out the details here. […]

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Tile of Spain Announces Passport to Creativity Winners

Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER), is proud to announce the four winners of the 2015 “Passport to Creativity” contest. The design professionals selected to participate in a 7-day, architectural tour and trip to Spain are: Jonathan Martinez – Senior Designer, Antrobus + Ramirez Gloria Graham […]

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Coverings Rock Stars – An Emerging Leaders Program

The Coverings Rock Stars – An Emerging Leaders Program – honors the best and brightest young talent in the tile and stone industry, sharing their successes and vision for future generations. The program underscores Coverings’ mission to support the growth and success of the industry by recognizing top-notch talent and fostering networking and educational opportunities. Deadline to submit nominations: February […]

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clé Intros the Rorschach Tile Collection by Timorous Beasties

  clé is proud to introduce the Rorschach Tile Collection designed by Paul Simmons and Alistair McAuley of Glasgow-based Timorous Beasties. The Rorschach Tile Collection is comprised of five designs, and hand lithographed on 12″ x 12″ limestone or thassos marble tiles. Inspired by traditional damask motifs (which originated in the 9th century), Timorous Beasties have integrated the classic pattern […]

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